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    Sale 1957

    Chinese Export Art

    23 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 186

    A RETICULATED DISH WITH THE ARMS OF CATHERINE OF RUSSIA

    CIRCA 1785

    Price Realised  

    A RETICULATED DISH WITH THE ARMS OF CATHERINE OF RUSSIA
    CIRCA 1785
    In the center the Imperial arms of Catherine the Great in tones of sepia and gilt, on the well a Wedgwood style border of purple ribbon interlaced with blossoming vine
    10 7/8 in. (27.6 cm.) wide


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    C. Le Corbeiller discusses this service and the earlier Chinese export service ordered by Catherine of Russia in Patterns of Exchange, p. 110.